Kumar, one among Bollywood’s most worthwhile actors and the star of dozens of fashionable motion pictures, tweeted Monday that he had been hospitalized “as a precautionary measure below medical recommendation.”
He confirmed his optimistic outcomes a day earlier, saying he had “instantly remoted” himself, asking these he had come into contact with to get examined.
He joins quite a few Indian stars to have examined optimistic for the virus in latest weeks, with coronavirus infections mounting within the nation.
Main Bollywood director and Oscar-nominated producer Aamir Khan confirmed final month that he had contracted the virus, and actor Ranbir Kapoor has additionally examined optimistic.
Kapoor is the son of actors Rishi Kapoor and Neetu Singh, and the grandson of actor-director Raj Kapoor. His mom confirmed his check on March 9, telling followers he “is on remedy and recovering nicely. He’s in self quarantine at dwelling and following all precautions.”
Final week, Kapoor’s girlfriend Alia Bhatt introduced in an Instagram story that she had additionally examined optimistic. On Monday, she posted a photograph of herself on Instagram recovering with the caption “at some point at a time,” garnering messages from her followers and fellow actors.
Infections within the nation are once more on the degree seen throughout that preliminary wave, forcing the capital New Delhi and its surrounding area to enter a nightly curfew on Tuesday.
Different well-known names which have examined optimistic in latest weeks embody the south Indian actor R Madhavan and Vicky Kaushal, whose work contains the Netflix movies “Love per Sq. Foot” and “Lust Tales.”
India’s Hindi movie business, generally known as Bollywood, is situated within the monetary capital of Mumbai in western Maharashtra state, which has contributed to greater than half of the brand new Covid circumstances reported within the nation. The state has additionally enforced weekend lockdowns and evening curfews.
India reported 96,982 new circumstances on Tuesday, taking the entire case rely above 12.6 million for the reason that pandemic started, in response to official figures.